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Occupational Safety and Health

OSH-1 Reduce deaths from work-related injuries
Baseline: 4.0 work-related injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers occurred in 2007
Target: 3.6 deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Baseline: 21.4 mining work-related injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers occurred in 2007
Target: 19.3 deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-01b.
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Baseline: 10.8 construction work-related injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers occurred in 2007
Target: 9.7 deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-01c.
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Baseline: 16.5 transportation and warehousing work-related injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers occurred in 2007
Target: 14.8 deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-01d.
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Baseline: 27.0 agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting work-related injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers occurred in 2007
Target: 24.3 deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-01e.
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OSH-2 Reduce nonfatal work-related injuries
Baseline: 4.2 injuries per 100 full-time equivalent workers in private sector industries resulted in medical treatment, lost time from work, or restricted work activity, as reported by employers in 2007
Target: 3.8 injuries per 100 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-02a.
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Baseline: 2.4 injuries per 100 full-time equivalent workers were treated in EDs in 2007
Target: 2.2 injuries per 100 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-Work Supplement (NEISS-WORK), CDC/NIOSH and CPSC; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Baseline: 5.5 injuries per 100 full-time equivalent workers occurred among adolescent workers aged 15 to 19 years in 2007
Target: 4.9 injuries per 100 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-Work Supplement (NEISS-WORK), CDC/NIOSH and CPSC; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Baseline: 29.6 injury and illness cases per 10,000 workers involved days away from work due to overexertion or repetitive motion in 2008
Target: 26.6 injury and illness cases per 10,000 workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-03.
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Baseline: 2,430 pneumoconiosis deaths occurred in 2005
Target: 2,187 deaths
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Surveillance System for Pneumoconiosis Mortality (NSSPM), CDC/NIOSH
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-04.
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Baseline: 628 deaths occurred in 2007
Target: 565 deaths
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-05.
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Baseline: 8.4 assaults per 10,000 full-time equivalent workers occurred in 2007
Target: 7.6 assaults per 10,000 full-time equivalent workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-Work Supplement (NEISS-WORK), CDC/NIOSH and CPSC; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-06.
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Baseline: 22.5 persons per 100,000 employed adults had elevated blood lead concentrations from work exposures in 2008
Target: 20.2 persons per 100,000 employed adults
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance Program (ABLES), CDC/NIOSH
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-07.
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Baseline: 4.4 occupational skin diseases or disorders per 10,000 full-time workers occurred in 2008
Target: 4.0 occupational skin diseases or disorders per 10,000 full-time workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-08.
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Baseline: 2.2 new cases of work-related, noise-induced hearing loss per 10,000 workers occurred in 2008
Target: 2 new cases of work-related, noise-induced hearing loss per 10,000 workers
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII), DOL/BLS; Current Population Survey (CPS), Census and DOL/BLS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 20-11.
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